Rocksteady Studios’ new open-world action-shooter introduces original take on the Suicide Squad, blending traversal and combat in an online gaming experience.

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January 31, 2024

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Scene from “Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League” trailer.
Scene from “Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League” trailer.Warner Bros. Games

Warner Bros. Games and DC have announced “Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League,” a new genre-defying open-world action-shooter, available for PlayStation5 (PS5), Xbox Series X|S, and PC (Steam) as part of the Deluxe Edition. “Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League” Standard Edition will launch worldwide Feb. 2. 

Developed by Rocksteady Studios, creators of the best-selling “Batman: Arkham” series, “Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League” combines the studio’s signature character-driven storytelling with a fusion of enhanced traversal mechanics and fast-paced, action-packed combat, which can be enjoyed solo or with up to four players via an online cooperative mode. 

Featuring an original narrative set in the DC Universe against the backdrop of the vibrant open-world of Metropolis, “Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League” picks up five years after the events of “Batman: Arkham Knight” as players take on the roles of DC Super Villains, Harley Quinn, Deadshot, Captain Boomerang and King Shark. Restrained with lethal explosives implanted in their heads, the Squad has no choice but to band together as part of Amanda Waller’s infamous Task Force X and embark on an impossible mission to defeat the world’s greatest DC Super Heroes, the Justice League. With a story deeply rooted in DC lore, players must face off against Superman, Batman, Green Lantern and The Flash, who have all been corrupted by Brainiac, while enlisting the help of various support Squad allies, including Penguin, Poison Ivy, Toyman, Rick Flag, Lex Luthor and other notable figures. 

“With the launch of ‘Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League,’ we are excited to take players on an adventure unlike anything we have ever played or made before at Rocksteady,” says Darius Sadeghian, studio director, Rocksteady Studios. “I’m so proud of what we’ve created together: our original story set in the DC Universe, the vibrant open-world of Metropolis, the unique combination of gameplay elements, and our amazing cast of villains – Harley Quinn, Deadshot, Captain Boomerang and King Shark. We are thrilled to have a direct connection with players, which will allow us to continually update the game and keep playing with our community.” 

Each member of the Suicide Squad has their own unique moveset equipped with enhanced traversal abilities, along with a variety of weapons to customize and skills to master. A deep character-progression system also allows for loadouts to be specifically tailored through weapons, gear and ability upgrades for maximum personalization. 

“Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League” takes place in a vast open-world Metropolis comprising distinct districts that call for different types of gameplay, depending on the mission or activity, while displaying iconic DC landmarks, such as the Daily Planet, LexCorp, Hall of Justice and others. 

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